© Peter White
Flesh fly portrait
National Insect Week returns in 2020
Bees, Wasps and Ants Recording Society
BWARS is the national society dedicated to studying and recording bees, wasps & ants (aculeate Hymenoptera) in Britain & Ireland.
National Insect Week encourages people of all ages to learn more about insects.
Every two years, the Royal Entomological Society organises the week, supported by a large number of partner organisations with interests in the science, natural history and conservation of insects.
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Earwigs, which don’t go in ears, except by rare accident. Originally 'ear-wing' as their wings are human ear shaped.
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